This educational DVD is the perfect supplement to classes teaching the history and biology of Dutch elm disease, a major epidemic in the United States from the 1930s through the 1960s that is still killing thousands of American elms today.
Through this case study students will:
- learn to appreciate the aesthetic value of plants and the devastation of an epidemic.
- understand monoculture and the effects this planting system has on spreading plant diseases.
- be introduced to the role of an insect vector in the life cycle of a plant pathogenic fungus.
- examine the roles people play in the spread and management of plant diseases.
Dutch Elm Disease and the American Elm DVD
The DVD will work in Windows and Mac environments.
Running time: 35 minutes
Standard Limited Use License
The Dutch Elm Diseases and the American Elm DVD is protected by copyright and its use is limited solely to the individual purchaser. It may not be loaned, rented, transferred or otherwise shared with other individuals. You, the purchaser, may use the clips in the collection in your own personal, noncommercial work and teaching. This includes searching, viewing, and digitally projecting clips for presentations. No exported video clips may be distributed "as is" directly from the Collection. Rather, all exported clips must be encompassed in a larger application personally developed by the licensed user such as a Microsoft PowerPoint™ presentation.
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The DVD and its content may not be run concurrently on more than one computer and it may not be networked unless an upgraded Local Area Network (LAN) License is purchased. If a LAN License is purchased, its use is limited to a specific site access and must be controlled to include only staff and/or students at that location. Within the LAN License the videos may be shown with the same privileges as the Limited Use License and also allows the videos to be viewed by students and staff autonomously as long as they are limited to access from the specified single location. If you are interested in a single-site LAN license for this product, the additional cost is $300, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Publish Date: 2000
Format: DVD; 35 minutes
Publication Weight: 1 lbs
By Darin M. Eastburn, Cleora J. D’Arcy, Lisa A. McKee